For group leaders
1. Who is the Site Leader?
Municipalities, education institutions, organizations, representatives of companies, as well as every volunteer, who will organize a cleanup at a certain territory on the 22nd April that has been coordinated with the Coordinator of the Big Cleanup of the respective district / republic city and registered at www.talkas.lv in the section “Register your cleanup!” (Registration will be closed at the evening of 20 April).
2. What are my duties if I am the Site Leader?
1. To contact with the Coordinator of the Big Cleanup (see the section “Contact information”) of your district / republic city and clarify where it is better to clean or inform and coordinate the cleanup site, if it has been chosen already. To choose your cleanup site, at www.talkas.lv it is possible to view the map of "Polluted places”.
3. To invite and gather inhabitants / your group for cleanup, familiarize them with the Cleanup Instructions.
4. TO BE REACHABLE VIA PHONE AND BE AT YOUR CLEANUP SITE ON THE DAY OF THE CLEANUP.
5. To provide bags to participants of your cleanup. Those will be provided free of charge by the Coordinator of district / republic city.
6. To inform participants about leaving the waste bags. Ask the participants to inform you where the full waste bags are located.
7. To cheer up the participants.
8. Send information in the form of stories, photos or videos about the job done during the cleanup to organizers via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Whom should I ask to transport the waste bags to landfill?
The municipality of the respective district / republic city is responsible for transporting the waste. Collection and transporting of waste bags must be coordinated with the Coordinator of the Big Cleanup of your district / republic city.
4. How to cheer up the participants?
Cleanup is not only work but also joy! Therefore all the methods are good to have a good mood and cleaning pleasure during the cleanup. We recommend using music during the cleanup as it will cheer up the participants; you can start your work with a song, invite popular people to clean with you, to give a little souvenir to each participant, to make soup or tea at a fire, organize different competitions during the cleanup – especially considering participation of children.
5. How to thank the participants?
It is advisable to say a sincere “Thank you!” at the end of the cleanup. We have all put a part from ourselves to make the cleanup happen.